How Media Chairs Work

Boom Chair 2.0.
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With built-in surround-sound speakers, amps and subwoofers, media chairs might be the next big thing in home theater systems. High-end models can include special transducers or gaming controllers, while others are simple seats with an amp and some speakers that you can get for around $100. Regardless of the features, all media chairs are designed to make gaming, watching TV and movies, and listening to music more enjoyable. If you're been thinking about a home theater system but don't have the space or money, a media chair might be right for you.

In this article, we'll find out what makes a chair a "media chair" and compare several models currently on the market.